Favourites

These are a few of my favourite things.  (NOT exhaustive, not in any particular order, will be updated)

Books, fiction:

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 100 Years of Solitude
Arundhati Roy, The God of Small Things
Halldor Laxness, Independent People
John Steinbeck, East of Eden
Alice Walker, The Color Purple

Books, non-fiction:

Steven Pinker, The Blank Slate
Charles Darwin, The Origin of Species
Samantha Power, A Problem From Hell:  America in the Age of Genocide
John Reader, Africa: A Biography of the Continent

Movies:

Casablanca
My Neighbour Totoro
Frida
Rivers and Tides

Music (Artists):

Brad Mehldau
Janelle Monae
The Roots
Patricia Barber
Feist
Nina Simone
Gillian Welch
Vashti Bunyan
John Lee Hooker
OutKast
Art Blakey
Neil Young
Bob Dylan
Bob Marley
Leonard Cohen

Artists:

Magritte
Rodin
Picasso
Cezanne

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